from earth: northern steigerwald

catalogue number: hdv 2017.052.
date created: 2017
classification: rubbings
work type: earth rubbing series
medium: 17 samples of earth (soil, collected in the northern part of the Steigerwald) rubbed on paper + title page with small rubbbings
dimensions: (1 + 17 parts) 29.7 × 21 cm (framed)
signature and inscriptions: titled 'from earth: northern steigerwald', signed and dated on the title page (pencil)
on each part the place of origin of the sample is written + signed (with initial) 'v.'
current repository: private collection
current repository number:
collecting history: acquired through Galerie Geiger, Konstanz
related works:
comment: the samples of earth were collected in: Mittelberg | Alter Wald | Lindgehrn | Vollberg, near Michelau | Beerberg (2 ×) | Schlegel | Steinberg | Hermansberg | Hosensturz | Rothburg | Steinknuck | Geiersberg near Markertsgrün | Saubrümmla | Kohlberg | Eschenau near pond | Kleiner Knetzberg
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Joana Schwender
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2017 'herman de vries. on the stony path', Groundwork Gallery, Kings Lynn
2018 'herman de vries. erde, asche, blut', Galerie Geiger, Konstanz
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. erde, asche, blut (Galerie Geiger : Konstanz 2018) image repr. on pages 6-7.